IPFW beats South Dakota 85-65

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) Mo Evans scored 20 points with nine assists as IPFW notched its sixth-straight win, beating South Dakota 85-65 on Wednesday night.

Evans finished with 7-of-13 shooting from the field including four 3-pointers for the Mastodons (13-4, 2-0 Summit League). Brent Calhoun, John Konchar and Max Landis added 15 points apiece. Konchar led the team in rebounds with 10.

The Mastodons opened the scoring and never trailed. Evans hit his first three from distance in the first half and Landis dropped two more to help lift IPFW to a 47-33 advantage at the break.

Evans opened the second half with his fourth 3-pointer, sparking a 13-6 run that put the Mastodons up 60-39 with 15:53 to play and they cruised from there.

IPFW averaged 52.4 percent shooting from the field, 62.5 percent from the line and had a 43-30 rebounding edge over South Dakota.

Shy McClelland led the Coyotes (9-8, 1-2) with 19 points.

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